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Alliance Air plane overshoots runway at Jabalpur after landing; probe on

All 55 passengers, 5 crew members onboard unhurt; pilots de-rostered

Written by Pranav Mukul | New Delhi |
March 13, 2022 1:14:33 am
Alliance Air, Madhya Pradesh, flight services, Russia Ukraine, Russia Ukraine Crisis, Russia-Ukraine tension, Ukraine, Ukraine Crisis, India-Ukraine-Russia, NATO, United States, Vladimir Putin, Volodomyr Zelenskyy, Indian Express, India news, current affairs, Indian Express News Service, Express News Service, Express News, Indian Express India NewsThe 72-seater turboprop aircraft departed from Delhi on Saturday, shortly after 11.30 am for its 1-hour-40-minute flight to Jabalpur.

An ATR 72-600 aircraft operated by Alliance Air overshot the runway after landing on Saturday at Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

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All 55 passengers and five crew members onboard the flight were safe but the airline has de-rostered the pilots pending an investigation.

The 72-seater turboprop aircraft departed from Delhi on Saturday, shortly after 11.30 am for its 1-hour-40-minute flight to Jabalpur.

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After landing, the aircraft shot off the runway by 10 meters.

“While we follow laid down policies/procedures as per the regulatory authorities and have strict checks in place — both pre and post flight operations in order to ensure complete safety of our passengers & crew, we regret the unfortunate incident,” read a statement from Alliance Air.

“We have taken strict note of the incident and the cockpit crew have been de-rostered. A thorough investigation has been initiated. The findings of the same shall be shared with the regulatory authorities and we shall ensure that all required corrective actions are put in place,” the airline added.

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